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Australia's Gun Laws and Homicide: Correlation Isn't Causation

Blog03/21/2019

Although Australia follows the same homicide trend as the US, Canada, and much of Europe, gun control advocates try to credit the improvement in Australia almost solely to a 1996 gun control law.

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A College "Education" Has Little to do with Education

EducationU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog03/14/2019

Wealthy Hollywood types, being relentless and cynical social climbers, figured out years ago that college is mostly about social status and certification.

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Americans Have Much More Living Space than Europeans

03/11/2019Power & Market

The average American dwelling unit is at least 50 to 75 percent larger than the average European unit.

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A Modest Proposal for the Fed

Business CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog03/08/2019

So how about it, Mr. Powell? A real economy operates without ultra-low interest rates and activist central bank stimulus.

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Americans Aren't Giving Up Their Cars

03/06/2019Power & Market

In spite of the (unproven) assertions that young people have no interest in driving, Americans' delinquencies on car loans have hit a multi-year high, and there's no sign that fewer households want cars.

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Are Doctors Selling Themselves Short?

Health

03/04/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Arvind Cavale, an entrepreneurial endocrinologist from Pennsylvania, explains how a small private practice can remain nimble, adopt technology, and deliver high quality care efficiently.
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A History of Asset Forfeiture

Blog02/27/2019

The government steals private property and calls it "asset forfeiture." Dating back to 1970, it's nothing more than a Drug War scam designed to enrich government bureaucrats.

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